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Landing Craft Tank

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal

LCT-667 was transferred to Turkey, redesignated 204
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 17 January 1944, at Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Co., Memphis, TN.
  • Launched, 9 February 1944
  • Delivered 16 February 1944
  • During World War II LCT-667 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater LCT Flotilla 26 and participated in the and participated in the following campaign:
    Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
    Campaign and Dates
    Invasion of Normandy
    Omaha Beach - 6 to 25 June 1944
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred to Turkey, date unknown, redesignated Turkish navy landing craft 204
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • LCT-667 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
    Length 119' 1" (ovl)
    Beam 32' 8"
    Draft 5' (max)
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement 14
    Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
    Armament 2 single 20mm AA gun mounts, 4 .50 cal. machine guns
    Armor 20lbs wheelhouse, 10lbs gun shield
    Propulsion 3 Gray Marine Diesels, 3 propellers, Shaft horsepower 225 per shaft

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    LCT-667 386k Ex-LCU-667 underway while in Turkish naval service as landing craft 204. Cneyt Demir
    LCT-667 122k 204 underway while dressed in flags, date and location unknown. Cneyt Demir
    LCT-667 142k 204 beached while unloading a tank at Yavuz Beach, Cyprus, 1974. Cneyt Demir
    LCT-667 66k Drawing by Cneyt Demir of the Turkish landing craft 204, underway. Cneyt Demir
    LCT-667 387k Line drawing by Cneyt Demir of the Turkish landing craft 204. Cneyt Demir
    LCT-667 160k Line drawing of 204 by Cneyt Demir Cneyt Demir

    There is no DANFS history available for LCT-667 at NavSource.
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    The World War II LCT Flotillas
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    Last Updated 18 June 2010